Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Manuel Salas Introduces Yolanda

Tapestry Fair has translated another of Manuel Salas' Day of the Dead ladies into needlepoint. Let me introduce Yolanda!

Her favorite color is orange and she just loves peppers.  I can't decide whether the streamers on either side of her shoulders are peppers or braided ribbons to look like them.  She is as different as can be from her slightly older sister La Dama Elegante.

I mention Elegante as BeStitched is planning a class on her.  You can see progress photos on their Facebook page.  Use the navigation arrows to see two other closeups.

If you are curious about the rest of Manuel's daughters, you can see them here.

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  1. Hi Jane - Thanks so much for the blog mention! The ribbons on Yolands are streamers, and her braids are actually braided with more ribbon. BTW - Cute new photo on blog - you?

    1. Thanks for clarifying Yolanda's ribbons and braids. She is darling! And yes, the new blog photo is me. This is about 20 years old, sadly, but I don't have that many photos of myself and except that my hair is longer and has a silver streak now, I look about the same. Maybe a few more wrinkles.